The '''State Library of Massachusetts''' (est.1826) in Boston
, "supports the research and information needs of government, libraries, and people through ... services and access to a comprehensive repository of state documents and other historical items."
[MA State Library. [http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=afmodulechunk&L=4&L0=Home&L1=Research+%26+Technology&L2=Oversight+Agencies&L3=The+State+Library+of+Massachusetts&sid=Eoaf&b=terminalcontent&f=lib_ourorganization_administration_mission&csid=Eoaf Mission Statement]. Retrieved 2010-08-05.]
It "opened in 1826 and has been in its present location in the Massachusetts State House|State House
since the 1890s."
[[http://www.flickr.com/photos/mastatelibrary/sets/72157623665568663/ State Library of Massachusetts Through the Years]. Retrieved 2010-08-05.]
The State Library falls under the administration of the Governor of Massachusetts|governor
[MA General Laws.... ]